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Varanasi Cafe & Restaurant

D 23/10, Bangali Tola Road | Pandey Ghat, Bangali Tola, Hathi Phathak, Varanasi 221002, India
+91 97920 40861
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“papaya jam” (5 reviews)
“bread” (13 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Indian, Cafe, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
D 23/10, Bangali Tola Road | Pandey Ghat, Bangali Tola, Hathi Phathak, Varanasi 221002, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is probably the best spot in Varanasi to eat breakfast, get lunch or have diner. Every single ingredient is fresh and even the bread is homemade. Must visit!

Thank Thomas N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not sure if I went to the real or the fake Varanasi Cafe & Restaurant (I went to one in the side streets near the main ghat) but the breakfast was lovely. Really nice coffee, scrambled eggs cooked to perfection and the potato dish...More

Thank J5883ULl
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Owners Deepak and Samta were so hospitable to us and nothing was too much trouble. It saddens us to think that someone is trying to steal their good name and reputation. The real Varanasi Cafe is situated at D3/75 Meerghat near the Alka hotel. We...More

4  Thank jostevenson91
KaranS1885, Owner at Varanasi Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, this is Karan, the owner of Varanasi Cafe. Please know that I wish Deepak and Samta no ill will, but this is my business that my hard work started and built up from the ground. Deepak and Samta were my old landlords and...More

Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

We had our breakfast here in a cozy and relaxed ambiance. We van recommend this place if you want good food in a laid back atmosphere.

1  Thank beers42
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

all tourist don't be confused address showing in TripAdvisor or Google map. Real Varanasi cafe bakery restaurant situated in D 3/75 Meer ghat dashashwemedh. Beside Alka and ganpathi guest house. This fake Varanasi cafe.More

2  Thank samtaJ8
Karan S, Owner at Varanasi Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Please disregard this review. This listing is for the real Varanasi Cafe and is not fake. As you can see from TripAdvisor this is the only business listed under this name. We recently moved location to Bangali Tola (opposite Bona Cafe) and unfortunately the previous...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

We found this restaurant when we were wandering around the streets and it was really good discovery. Don’t be afraid of the entrance which looks like a home. The food is really amazing, everything is fresh, you have to try Thali! The owner is really...More

1  Thank Kristýna H
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I decided to try this restaurant because of the good reviews read on TripAdvisor. We ordered (as an appetizer) cheese, dried tomatoes and olives with brown bread... They gave us only a toast with two tomatoes and one slice of cheese that...More

Thank mariasolecarcassola
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

We ordered the set breakfast and pancakes with banana. The set breakfast was pretty good, really nice jam and abundant hash browns with roasted tomatoes and peppers. The coffee wasn't any better than others you can find in Varanasi, and banana pancakes were worse than...More

Thank Banano M
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

We had read good reviews online but I think we ordered the wrong thing. We ordered Indian food and it took a long time and wasn't very nice. From the reviews I think it would have been better to get fresh bread. The staff weren't...More

Thank Wellingt0n_Traveller
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

The coffee, and food, is truly excellent. The place looks if poor quality from the street - the first time I walked past, I didn't go in, despite all the excellent reviews. It was a lesson in not judging a book by its cover -...More

1  Thank DarkE3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: D 23/10, Bangali Tola Road | Pandey Ghat, Bangali Tola, Hathi Phathak, Varanasi 221002, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Varanasi District  >  Varanasi
  • Phone Number: +91 97920 40861
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***Brand new location and back under original ownership!*** We offer both western and Indian meals served which are fresh, high quality and prepared safely. Every dish is cooked to order, so we know sometimes the waiting time is a little longer than other places, but you know your food is always fresh and never pre-cooked. All our ingredients are washed using clean and safe mineral water so you can feel safe to enjoy our range of delicious salads. All of the bread we serve is home made and baked fresh, and we also offer many other baked treats including croissants and apple pies! Our coffee is famous - some say it is the best in Varanasi and our breakfasts are also very popular. We also have specialties like European cheese and salami. We pride ourselves on our customer service so if you have any problems you can contact me, Karan. We would love for you to visit us - we hope to see you soon!
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